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Jan 19, 2014 11:00am PST
quote of the speech as i've been reading them seem to say very little will change. barton gellman says, "obama placed restrictions on access to domestic can phone records collected by the national security agency, but the changes he announced will allow it to continue or expand the collection of personal data from billions of people around the world, americans and foreign citizens alike." that doesn't seem like a lot of privacy protection. >> well, i would disagree with mr. gellman. i think that what the president has said is that he wanted to maintain the capability of the
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Jan 20, 2014 10:00pm EST
: president obama plays solitaire with the race card. president obama blamed his sagging approval numbers on racial tensions not his scandal-marred administration or the failure of his signature healthcare law the first bla president of the united states, chose to make h remarks on martin luther king day. i am lou dobbs. >> good evening president obama's approval rating is at 40% today, just 2 points above his all-time low i gallup daily tracking poll according to a de ranges interview with new yorker magazine, president obama believes that racism is partly to blame for his low job approval numbers and his high disapproval numbers, not bengha, or the irs targeting of conservatives, operation "fast and furious," department of justice surveillance of reporters or the jobless economic recovery. when asked about his decline in the pol, president sai quote, there is no doubt that some folks who just really dislike me because they don't like the idea of a black president. there is a historic connection between some of the argument that we have politically and the history of race in our country,
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Jan 18, 2014 11:00am PST
>>> this week on "the journal editorial report," president obama moves to limit the nsa's surveillance powers. way is proposing put america at risk? >>> health care enrollment numbers may send the administration scrambling to attract younger enrollees. >>> tehran claims the pact is to surrender. >>> welcome to "the journal editorial report." i'm paul gigot. president obama laid out his plan to curb the national security agency's once secret surveillance programs on friday, setting limits on the collection of foreign intelligence, appointing a public advocate for the fisa cord and making major changes to the controversial collection of bulk telephone records. the speech comes after a months-long review of the agency's sbeintelligence's gathering. joining the panel this week, dan hen henigor, joe ranger and matt kaminsky. >> he's gone very far unilaterally disarming the u.s. on surveillance. basically, since the edward snowden revelations six months ago, he tried to straddle both lines saying i want to satisfy the privacy concerns but keep our national security. i think th
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Jan 19, 2014 8:00am PST
. >>> michelle obama turns 50. and the pundits get out the party hats and celebrate. have they gotten carried away? i'm howard kurtz and this is media buzz. >>> it started with that george washington bridge scandal, of course, but now almost everything about chris chris tie and his administration is under journalistic investigation. msnbc has been leading the charge with rachel mad ydow leading with the story almost every single night. >> the most important thing knew about chris christie before today was this e-mail, today new jersey governor chris christie and the politically motivated shutdown of lanes on the george washington bridge turn a took into jersey city. the reason this photo is particularly awkward is because the guy he is interacting with in this photo, the guy in the dark shirt and the white shirt and the red tie is david loustein. say you are in new jersey and for some reason you want to go to new york -- >> but new allegations by the hobokin mayor have breathed new life into the story. joining us now, lauren ashburn, jonah goldberg, and john aravocis, the founder and editor o
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 5:00pm EST
. president obama announced new guidelines for government surveillance activities. this follows months of revelations that the nsa spied on world leaders and routinely collected data on millions of people. the u.n. says four employees are missing after a deadline attack on a restaurant in the afghan capital, kabul. authorities say 16 people were killed. the taliban has issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack, a document obtained by the associated press shows that in just two years, pope benedict xvi, defract nearly 400 children -- defrocked nearly 40 people on how they are handling sexual abuse. >> the company blamed for tainting the water supply for hundreds of thousands of vest virginiaages. freedom industries faces several investigations after last week's chemical spill near charleston. water restrictions put into place have been lifted for most residents. fire fighters say they have stopped the spread after 1700 acre wildfire near los angeles. severely dry weather helped it grow quickly and the governor declared a drought emergency. "inside story" is up next. >> s
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Jan 19, 2014 12:00pm PST
. president obama moves to limit the nsa's surveillance powers. what he is proposing, will it put america at risk? and newly released enrollment numbers raises concerns over just who is signing up. and it will send the administration to attract younger. and as the west gets set, the iran nuclear record, will it be the window of opportunity that president obama hopes it will be? >> welcome to the -- to "the journal editorial report." president obama laid out his plan to secure the once secret surveillance programs on friday setting limits on the collection of foreign intelligence and appointing a public advocate and making major changes to the agency's controversial collection of bulk telephone records. the president's speech is after a month-long review of the intelligence-gathering practices prompted by last year's leak of classified documents by former nsa analyst, edward snowden. june -- joining the poll will you please. matt, what do you make of the proposals the president is making here? >> i think he has gone very far toward unilaterally risarming the u.s. on surveillance. >> really
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Jan 17, 2014 3:00pm PST
. >>> president obama and the nsa. trying to strike a balance between privacy, security, and politics. this is "special report." >>> good evening. i'm bret baier. president obama is trying to thread the needle tonight between civil libertarians at home and his counterparts around the world who want less government surveillance and the reality of living in a dangerous world. today, he unveiled a compromise which like so many others, satisfies few and leaves many complaining. chief white house correspondent ed henry has tonight's top story. >> it is not enough for leaders to say trust us. we won't abuse the data we collect. >> this was less about major change and more about president obama trying to reassure a public battered by a series of revelations. the speech delivered with the classic marks of the obama leadership style. stress he's heard all sides of the debate before deciding he's not really to decide. >> those who are troubled by our existing programs are not interested in repeating the tragedy of 9/11, and those who defend the programs are not dismissive of civil liberties. th
Comedy Central
Jan 20, 2014 9:30am PST
. (laughter) speaking of waterless mountain regions, afghanistan. (laughter) in the last week the obama has been rocked by defense secretary robert gates's explosive new memoir available where of course they are free. now the book, the book takes dead aim, the book takes dead aim at the president's handling of the afghan war. according to his own defense secretary, quote, president obama was skeptical, if not outright convinced at his own strategy in afghanistan would fail. >> folksing i got to say it's shocking to hear that obama has a strategy in afghanistan. sure seems like he's free balling it. but folks, i'm going to make some headlines right now. i want to defend the president's policy in afghanistan by saying it's not nearly as bad as his policy in iraq because while obama twid els his thumb iraq is fall approximating into a state of crippling violence that can only be described as a rock, jim. >> al qaeda extremists making serious gains in iraq's anbar province where hundreds of american troops were killed or wounded fighting jihadies in the last decade. two cities in particular, fa
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Jan 21, 2014 11:00am PST
of the union, political seesaw during president obama's sixth year in office. at one time stock market an all-time high. his approval rating an all-time low. despite the the surge in the market a new gallup poll finds this. 60% of americans a they are very or somewhat dissatisfied with the way wealth and income distribution is working. what is the president going to say? stewart, if you're writing the speech, what can he say? >> distract attention from the state of the economy and chaos of obama care, i'm going to attempt to unite around income inequality. it's not fair, the president will say. he'll propose policies like tax the rich. that's fair. raise the minimum wage. that's fair. open up opportunity by keep on investing in education. that's very fair. he will play that card. income inequality is bad. i will set the record state, turn things around. i'm the fair president. that's what he'll say. >> you and i have known each other quite sometime. we've heard from state of the union from the president. is he doing it again in it worked getting him re-elected. >> he's doing it because, yes,
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Jan 20, 2014 1:00am PST
of this, is that this shows how barack obama has entered his lame duck phase already. the media is bored with him for good reasons and for bad. and they are much more interested. when was the last time anyone listened to barack obama give a speech the way they do the chris christie? people are interested in chris christie. people are interested in hillary. and they're not interested in what's going on in the actual white house any more. >> friday's speech on nsa surveillance and reform got a fair amount of media attention. but jonah goldberg says basically people are tuning out the last two years of the obama administration. >> if you talk to the obama people, they would love for the media to stop talking about obamacare's failures and start talking about its successes. but benghazi, benghazi, benghazi. news flash, of the of the country doesn't find it to be a story. that's why you're not seeing the coverage there. i think on hillary, yeah, we all agree it's sexist and it's clee share the way they're treated. an interesting story, they called her like a legal late trick about this woman
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Jan 15, 2014 11:00pm PST
confronting the reverend jeremiah wright. there is new controversy who mentored president obama, that is until the 2008 presidential campaign. reverend wright known for making these very inflammatory comments like this one. >> not god bless america. god damn america that's in the bible. for killing innocent people. god damn america for treating us citizens as less than human. god damn america islam. >> here is a question. why in the world would the chicago's teacher's union invite such a controversial speaker to their event today? in minutes you will hear what reverend wright told the teacher afternoon former allen west what he thinks right now griff jenkins very strange encourt with reverend wright in chicago. >> quick question, reverend wright would you comment on your speech? you mentioned the president. could you. >> security. i'm going to ask to you stop. >> can we ask him to comment. >> i'm going to ask you stop. that's what we're going to ask you to do. i'm going to ask you to stop. >> can we ask him a quick question. >> no, you can't. i'm asking you to stop. >> you can comment on the p
Jan 19, 2014 8:00am EST
in the federal penitentiary system. president obama said what the mistakes of his first term was failing to break out of the white house and mover of the country as much as he showed a tiny stream to change that now. so we've had the problem. church radios have biases funded johnson's 45 years ago wrote a book called the twilight of the presidency and he said the biggest problem he could see coming from the presidency was being isolated from reality. if anything, it's gotten worse in them because of many of the fact as i'm about to talk about. some of them are positive thing from the president's day-to-day life. the president has treated like a king in some ways. ichat white house staff that is there to do whatever the president wants. in addition to the official political staff. there's camp david, presidential retreat, air force one and i wrote a book about air force one that i can tell you of the five presidents have cover, does that mean they always say the most when they leave office, defying white house. never has to rate, having been traveling a lot lately, never have to wait in line at th
Jan 18, 2014 3:16pm EST
. caller: good morning. i was just going to say about the same thing. i voted for president obama and the first term. in the second term, i -- the same thing. my comment was going to be that after the first term, he -- the media was supposed to be the watchdog. ignorede more or less the scandal and stuff that has gone on in this residency. -- i have great respect for your speaker. i was wondering what his thoughts were. ignoring fox and those places. what are his thoughts on the media and what they are ignoring? -- what are papers his thoughts on how the press is covering the root of all of the needs of what the press needs to do to cover things in this nsa controversy. thank you. guest: i agree 100%. the media has been very weak. i have been very critical of the media. i think that the mainstream media has largely left this whole issue go unreported. --se pieces were going on they came out once from the new york times. then it was forgotten. the mainstream media pretty much never went after this issue. -- i think that the if this was the bush administration, the media would be fa
Al Jazeera America
Jan 16, 2014 11:00am EST
been going on for a decade, but you're absolutely watching it. to washington now, president obama meeting the titans of academic use today, and four atg into college, and then succeeded when they get there. price for colleges. during the obama administration, the price of college has skyrocketed, 19%, and the cost of public institutions has gone up over 20%. a child born in the lower one fifth of the population has only a 5% of making the top income strata in this country. so the obama administration today is going to gather some 100 the eisenhower office building will be first lady, meshell obama. >> mike, the president might want to talk about education, but the controversy about the nsa isn't going to end any time soon. >> all indications are that the president is going to be kicking over to congress some of the main or at least marquee items recommended by the president's own advisory board. you remember in december, he received that report and reported that commission back at the height of the snowden scandal in the summer of last year, and of course the marquee item at the t
Jan 17, 2014 5:00am PST
obama prepares to announce a review of the nsa spy program pfft the prices are less than a week before international peace talks on syria due to stop the us back to the opposition to take part techies judicial had intensified the couple introduced a series of high profile prosecutions for their tastes. us presidents brock obama is preparing to rain and the msa is expected to announce the limits of the spy agency's reached late on friday. vanessa's program tracks nearly every phone call may have received in the usa. obama is expected to support greater privacy protections put in all us citizens a move that may restore trust among europeans could lead to please other groups too. the hardest them for the present in this context is different which he cannot satisfy both constituencies the intelligence community on the one hand on civil liberties advocates and civil liberties of the organizations on the other. but then the question is if you can satisfy them no matter what why just do what you think is right. former nsa worker edwards snowden revealed the existence of mass surveillance by t
Jan 18, 2014 7:00am EST
to president obama's speech about changing government surveillance programs. "washington journal" is next. >> i am ordering a transition that will leave the section 215 bulk collection. the november capabilities we need without the government holiness bulk data. that was president obama at the justice department yesterday, laying out policy on government surveillance. that is the topic for today's 3m world "washington journal." did you think the president went far enough in the role -- reforms that he announced. did he go too far? what role would you like to see congress take up? our phone lines are open. independents can call 202-628- 0205. if you're outside united states, oh 184.ber is 202-628- a very good saturday morning to you. the president's speech touched on everything from phone records, e-mails and phone calls, national security letters and five the courts. we will go over all of that on washington journal. we will have a washington reactions from members of congress. we want to hear your calls and your comments this morning. first, the headlines from that speech yesterday. here's the
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Jan 14, 2014 10:00pm PST
of the things he witnessed during his time in the obama administrati administration. >> damage control from the white house. >> the white house on the defensive after excerpts were released, a devastating critique about president obama. >> there's a lot in the book that could be damaging. >> did you confront the president about his lack of passionate that time? >> i talked to the president about the need to speak out about the importance of the war and why it was important for the troops to be there. >> never really had a passion pursuing the war in afghanistan. and that kind of bothered you. >> it's one thing to tell the troops you support them. it's another to work at making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it. >> president bush did that i did not see president obama do that. it was this absence of passion. absence of conviction of success, that disturbed me. where i have particular problem with the vice president is his encouragement of suspicion of the military. >> i think it's fair to say the book is a lot more critical about people around the pr
Jan 21, 2014 10:00pm EST
of president obama that appears in this week's issue of the magazine. it is called "going the distance, on and off the road with barack obama." the article is a result of hours of one-on-one interviews with the president in the oval office and on air force one. i am pleased to have david remnick back at this table. welcome. >> thank you for having me. >> here it is. >> use said 22 pages like it is a 500 pound weight. it is such an enticement to read. >> 70,000 words. >> something like that. >> how did this come about? >> i wrote a book about him a few years ago. it is not a secret that every white house complains about the short attention span of the press, and politico, and how pressed they feel about it. we report on the white house all the time. let's try to do a portion of the president at a particular time with on the record interviews. it took some doing. finally, they agreed. >> do you feel like he feels like the media we have today -- that he thinks he is better in long form. >> -- how did lincoln communicate to the president question mark text and speeches, and people read the
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2014 4:00am EST
in ways that we haven't deamed up yet. from an investor's standpoint lou: president obama once again trotting now what has become a familiar response to a failure of governance. president obama addressing his administration a the national media today to unveil what he called reforms aren't these changes to the nsa after the biggest breach of national security intelligence in our nation's history. the president now says he did not know anything about it. here tonight we ask the question , at just what point does i don't know who become an indictment instead of the defense of. i'm lou dobbs. ♪ good evening, everybody. president obama today announced a few changes, minimal changes to some aspects of the nsa surveillance programs while he spoke at the justice department. programs thathis aides claim he knew nothing about and tell edrd snowden told the world. former senior obama adviser selling the new york times that president obama was surprised at what he revealed. things seemed to have grown at the nsa. i think it was disturbing to most people, and i think he found it disturbing. th
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Jan 14, 2014 11:00pm PST
for joining us. see you then. esidt oba >>> president obama getting ready to bulldoze washington. his master plan now exposed in an e-mail blast to supporters white house senior advisor promises the president won't be waiting for congress to act, and will use every, yes every executive tool available to get what he wants. apparently the years of action will be all about executive action. >> if congress continues to stand only for dysfunction and delay, then i'm going to move ahead without them. i'm going to do everything that i can do without congress. >> whatever congress refuses to act, joe and i are going to act. >> with or without congress. >> i am going to act on my own. >> i have a pen. i have a phone. i can use that pen to sign executive orders. >> did president obama miss the class about the three equal branches of government and separation of powers? rush limbaugh is not holding back. >> he can do executive orders to make things there. he can do executive orders and executive actions to get rid of the unfairness. he will make this lousy country finally fair. you have these republica
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Jan 15, 2014 7:00pm PST
. >>> and this is a fox news alert, the senate intelligence committee releases its explosive report about what the obama administration knew and when about the benghazi terror attack that left four americans dead back in september of 2012. the key finding, this tragic event was indeed preventible. and in just a few moments, senator marco rubio, a member of that committee will be here to weigh in on this revelation. but first, that is just part of what you can expect on tonight's jam-packed edition of "hannity". >> that is outrageous. it is contrary to our traditions. people have to be held accountable. >> the president vows to get to the bottom of the irs targeting scandal. >> i have no paitience with it. i won't tolerate it. >> but 247 days later, the justice department claims there is no evidence to warrant criminal charges. >> it only leads us to guess about their motives, why are they protecting the irs? why won't they get to the bottom of it? >> could this be another obama administration cover-up in the making. >>> plus, the panel tackles today's most outrageous videos. and jimmy kimmel tees off on
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Jan 20, 2014 3:00pm PST
obama and his own party is sin effect tonight. the u.s. and its allies get promises about iran's youranian enrichment. iran gets a break on crippling economic sanctions. this on day one. >> from iranian state run media came first word that the islamic republic has begun living up to its end of the nuclear bargain it struck with six world powers including the u.s. back in november. inspectors from the u.n.'s international atomic energy agency arrived at the nuclear facility and confirmed both there and at the facility in fordo, iran disconnected the cascades of septemberrifuges that have enabled it to enrich uranium to the 20% level, and they have begun diluting its uranium already enriched to this level. >> we have adopted the necessary legislation to suspend certain sanctions for a period of six months. >> indeed, the european union and the united states moved in tandem to lift sanctions on iran's access to petrochemicals, gold, and precious metals and they eased iran's sale of crudile, which had shung by 60% over the last two years and they will receive by month's end their f
Jan 19, 2014 4:00pm EST
, that's why. thank you for being here. you know, one eye first-ever working for barack obama, had no idea i would be sitting in a devotional every morning and become a spiritual adviser. was a young preachers kid from nashville, tennessee working and a campaign check. i've worked in his senate office but did not know him all that well and was doing and reach around the country, like so many others including many in this room which is privately and alone i would say for that young senator that he would wake up every day and have a purpose and joy and spirit and be protected along campaign trail. one of those moments of prayer i felt this nudged. a guy who had so many different supports, policy advisers, political support. "what did he was looking after that aspect of his life. and decided that i should send him an e-mail, a brief note to start this morning. the president's -- went to my friend and best him if he thought it was a good idea. he said he was not sure. impact she did not think it was again idea, but i could try it and see what happened. he did give me his personal e-mai
Jan 17, 2014 4:00am PST
details of the nsa spying program were made public, president obama reveals his reform for the spy agency today, but many of the government's surveillance programs are expected to remain intact. >>> it's the dream football matchup with a trip to the super bowl on the line. tom brady and the patriots get ready to take on peyton manning and the broncos. >>> and the big 5-0. the first lady marks a milestone birthday today. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, january 17th, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning firefighters battling a dangerous wildfire east of los angeles are making progress. the fire destroyed five homes and forced nearly 4,000 people to evacuate. red flag warnings will remain in effect until later today, but for now the santa ana winds that pushed the flames early yesterday has subsided. the fire is 30% contained this morning. it's one of several burning in the state which is suffering through a severe drought. teri okita is at the fire command center in irwindale early
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Jan 16, 2014 1:00am PST
obama was el thing americans one thing about our mission in afghanistan and telling his aides another behind closed doors in 2010. that from the former secretary of defense and his administration, who just did an interview with our own sean h hannity last night. >> he was saying, as late as 2010, we're moving ahead, doing a good job, accomplishing what we let out to do. i think behind the scenes, he was worried that it wasn't working in large groups as well as face to face. >> not only was the president unsure about his decision to send 30 thoushs troops into harm's way, robert gates told his suspicion about the military leaders running the war. >> i always had the feeling that he was suspicious of their motives. and second, time spent with them was an obligation rather than something he enjoyed. >> unfortunately, the jaw-droppers don't stop there. what do you think about this admission that president obama is telling the public everything is going great, we're doing a good job, getting results, and behind closed doors, he has this apprehension. he doesn't want to be there. i can see
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 3:00pm EST
. president obama is in raleigh, north carolina, where he unveiled his plan to boost the economy. the president named raleigh one of the newest high tech manufacturing hubs in the country. the attack on th bengahzi could have been avoided. the u.s. ambassador to libya was one of four americans killed in the attack, and the united states is anewing an additional pledge to the humanitarian aid tfor those effected by the syrin war. talk to al jazeera is next on al jazeera america. >> everything that we thought about the messiah was wrong. >> america attacked canada and canada chose to fight a guerilla war in response, you should put your money on canada. >> on "talk to al jazeera" you have heard riveting stories. >> i had many talks with nelson mandela. i never heard him say he was grateful to the united states. >> the only thing i hate about rich people, they work harder than poor people. they don't. >> i'm john siegenthaler. we're highlighting some of our favorite moments since launched. starting with resa asian. >> resa, what is it about jesus, his words and his actions that pose
Jan 15, 2014 7:00pm EST
'll see you tomorrow! >> president obama takes his economic message on the road to north carolina where he touted rising unemployment benefits, but republican governor pat mccreery has cut jobless benefits and unemployment has nose dived. governor mccrory is about to join us live to give us the real story. >>> also guess what? the markets seem to finally be getting it. good news is good news, damn it. yesterday's retail sales, today's bank of america and apple stories, plus a positive fed. as i said, good news is good news. we are joined by chris lawford and patrick kennedy who have written a new book on what it takes to solve addiction. the lives of at least 23 million americans are at stake. all those stories and much more are coming up on the kudlow report right now. >> good evening, i'm larry kudlow. this is the kudlow report. we've live today. president obama reiterated his call for congress to renew long term unemployment benefits. the president said he's going to move on without legislators wherever possible. >> more than ever now president obama needs to change the subject from oba
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Jan 16, 2014 10:00am PST
on obama care focusing on the sign are security for welcome to hq, i am alisyn camerota. >> and i am bill hemmer. the obama health care site is no safe from a hacker than when it was launched three months ago. mike emmanuel is live and listening to the hill. what did you learn, mike? >> reporter: outside security computer experts call the security around minimal and shameful. the obama administration said there are no confirmed breaches or hacks of the obama care website, but the truth is, according to one security expert, he said the government doesn't really know. >> the security operation center as of november 17th was not built or implemented and if they didn't have it built to detect the attacks that are mentioned here today. to reempsideways they don't know. >> they don't know and that's why they say they don't know. and they are not in the position to know. >> reporter: that expert said he and others are convinced is a massive concern for security. they tried to reassure law makers that the system has a clean bill of health after th
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Jan 17, 2014 11:00am PST
of the changes mr. obama ordered today. >>> plus former defense secretary robert gates absolutely unloads on senate majority leader harry reid. real talk for our panel. a woman falls off a cruise ship and we have the don't miss video to prove it. also sex trafficking at the super bowl. did you know it's a big business. senator klobuchar and cain teaming up before the super bowl to stop it. hi, everyone. i'm gretchen carlson. big changes in the way the government spies on us. president obama proposing new limits on the way nsa stores information on millions of americans. his proposal from a white house appointed panel. the big one, he wants to strip the nsa of its ability to store massive amounts of phone records but offered no recommendations for where to actually move all that stuff. and there will apparently be no more spying on friendly -- so-called friendly international leaders unless there's a specific threat. the president asking the intelligence community and the attorney general to deliver a transition plan within 60 days. the president today also addressing the nsa's critics. >>
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Jan 17, 2014 7:00pm PST
, right now. >> as barack obama embarks on the sixth year of his presidency, hope and change seems to be looking a whole lot more like doom and gloom. before we bring in tonight's audience for their thoughts on where they stand on the president, some of the numbers that have ---for starters, when barack obama entered the white house back in january 2009, his approval rating had stood at a very healthy 68%. but today, the very same gallup poll shows only 39% of americans approve of how he's handling office. i can think of a few reasons all dealing with the president's failing policies and beginning with the fact that he's added more to this country's debt than pretty much all the presidenting before him combined. when he took office, the national death was 10$10.6 trillion and now it's $17.3 trillion for our children and our grand children, not looking good there either. moving on, thanks to the president and his brilliant agenda, the poverty rate has sky rocketed since he took office, then 13.2% of americans were living in poverty in 2009, today that number is 15% or 46.5 million p
Jan 21, 2014 12:00am PST
yorker" magazine and his 17,000 word profile of president obama. >> i think he powerfully feels that the formative experience in his life in terms of foreign policy that is shaped all his thinking about his term in office is as recent as the iraq war. this is not somebody shaped by vietnam, not somebody shaped by bosnia or kosovo or rwanda. what's really shaping him is the notion of disastrous geopolitically and humanistally disastrous intervention in iraq makes him think not once but twice but many, many times over about getting involved in something like syria. >> rose: we conclude with a look inside the navy seals with lieutenant commander rorke denver. his book is called "dam few: making the modern seal warrior." i think people want to be part of something bigger than themselves. i think they want to come neat a program that has a historic attrition rate of 80%. those types of odds, that sounds like the right odds to me. >> rose: so like two out every ten make it or two out of three. >> right. so it's just one of those elite brotherhoods and you feel like you get to particip
Al Jazeera America
Jan 15, 2014 11:30am EST
on right now in an effort to commit america to the position that assad has to go. obama said that early in this fight. and perhaps regrets it today, but america has been stepping back from that position and stopped supplying arms or aid of any kind to the rebels. so that is in part the game that's being played here on the lead-up to this geneva 2 meeting. >> assad must go has been the position of the united states from the beginning or close to the beginning, but assad has two very potent and powerful regional allies in russia and iran. what is their steak in what happens going forward? >> both countries have their interest in preserving the assad regime which is why they are backing them, and i think as joshua correctly pointed out in his comments that without any pressure on the ground -- without any political power, military power to remove assad there's no reason for him to leaf. he is not going to stand up and say, well, myself and my family have been in power for 43 years and now it's time to transit to democracy. so he's riding very high in the political stakes in syria today. he
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Jan 19, 2014 10:00am PST
may have had help from russia. we'll have details and reaction from president obama's plan for the nsa reform. >>> before the end of the month, gop leaders are expected to release their blueprints on immigration reform. it could potentially give those here illegally a chance to work and live in the u.s., but there's plenty of pushback with a message focused on how average americans could be negatively impacted by that kind of legislation. how will it play out in the important midterm election year? former republican governor of mississippi hailey barbour is here live to weigh in. >>> and testing the limits of presidential power. some members of congress who think the president has overstepped those bounds try to use their power to bring him back into line. the congressmen heading up that effort, the republican from south carolina joins us live. >>> plus, where is david berg, the reporter who went for a walk a week ago and hasn't been seen since? "america news headquarters" starts right now. >>> hello from washington. we begin with a debate over all that data. the national security agen
by president obama. this is from today's washington it's about an hour. >> as we continue to take a look president's speech yesterday on surveillance reforms, we're join at the desk by james branford the author and leading expert on the national security agency. mr. branford, as you look at the changes that the president announced yesterday, how drastic these and how much of these were more cosmetic reforms? think they were more cosmetic than dramatic. changes were pretty much required. there was really a need for him to take some action. so he did take some action, but wasn't very, you know, it lot of action in terms of the changes. and the problem was there was a of loopholes left in there, ambiguity, a of lot of things left to be decided by the director of national intelligence, the attorney general, by different boards. opening. an what the details are going to that's what's important. these are sort of overall ideas we're going to do a little bit and a little bit of that, but then i'm going to leave it to a committee or a finalto make the decisions. and it was pretty much left up to
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Jan 16, 2014 11:00pm PST
threat to congress. president obama sticking to his pledge to bypass congress. senator rand paul is here to talk about that next. and 2016 news. former first lady barbara bush says she does not want her son former florida governor jeb bush to run for president. you heard right. you will hear directly from mr. bush who will tell you @w@wowowpg÷÷owúç÷gçngogog >>> in just three days, we have this three threats. president obama insisting he does not need congress. >> i have got a pen and i have got a phone. and i can use that pen to sign executive orders. >> where i can act on my own without congress, i'm going to do. so. >> i'm also going to act on my own if congress is deadlocked. >> and now house speaker john boehner's office posting this response on facebook. president obama says he has a pen and a phone he can use to bypass congress. pens and phones are nice but we have the constitution. senator rand paul joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. >> your thoughts on what speaker boehner has posted on his facebook page? >> i couldn't think of a more appropriate response
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Jan 20, 2014 10:00am PST
shortly. >>> another fox news alert. another delay for obama care. the irs will not enforce a discrimination ban this year. they have not figured out how to do. chris, great to see you. >> hi, ally. >> a provision prohibits employers from providing better health care to the top executives over the low- level employees. why is the irs not enforcing this? the irs doesn't seem to be able to enforce the main parts of the law let alone boutique income provisions. the idea for the law for example, we could not knife you a better benefits package than we give to brother hemmer. and the law said you have to be offered the same insurance plans regardless of your station. that can't be done because it is too hard to figure out who has a better job and so that you are scrapping the whole thing for a year. when it comes to trying to put it in companies, the consequence in the lives of ordinary americans is going to attack place. when you start regulating the way companies do the insurance, not only 80 percent of the american insurance policies. but it is your job, livelihood and income
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Jan 15, 2014 3:00pm PST
meeting that included secretary panetta, hillary clinton and president obama could have prevented it. >> we have been stonewalled. we asked time and again, who was in the meeting and what was the substance of the meeting? and we have not gotten answers to that. >> the administration continues to hang its hat on a very narrow definition of al qaeda. which encompassed the leadership in pakistan known as the core. >> we still have no indications core al qaeda was involved in directing or doing this attack. >> dianne feinstein who leads the committee says she hopes it will put to rest the conspiracy theories. jay carney said the findings re-enforce what other investigations have found, but he failed to address one of the most significant findings, that benghazi was an al qaeda-led event. >> thank you. >> the foomally ofening american soldier seen on a video intercepted by his captors but not wryet in the public domain again pleading for his release. video of bo burga doll was found several days ago. he was taken prisoner in afghanistan in june of 2009. he appears shaken and gaunt. he mak
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Jan 20, 2014 5:00pm PST
don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are. >> president obama reiterating that opinion in an interview with a magazine. tonight, i will analyze the president and the race factor. >> >> the more we learn about chris christie the more he does look like richard nixon. >> new jersey governor christie furious that the nbc cable operation for attacking him over the bridge controversy. brit hume will weigh in on that. >> bill o'reilly -- >> don't ask. [ laughter ] >> also tonight, jesse watters swimming with the as well swells at the sundance film festival. >> do you feel let down by the president. >> i have no idea why you are being provocative. >> caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> >>> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. on this martin luther king federal holiday, president obama and race that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. the president gay an interview to the new yorker magazine liberal publication generally supportive of his administration. in that interview, mr. obama talked about ra
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 8:00pm EST
doubts can work. while admitting legitimate concerns about potential abuse president obama aggressively defended nsa programs calling them important tools that have prevented multiple attacks. >> we can't u unilaterally disam our intelligence agencies. >> fewer and fewer technical constraints on what we can do. that places a special obligation on us to ask tough questions about what we should do. >> addressing the most controversial program, the president said he wants to end government collection and storage of americans' telephone records. suggesting a third party outside government retain it. or have the phone companies hold it themselves. but even mr. obama sees potential challenges to both approaches and both would take time to get off the ground. in the meantime, the president said he will take immediate steps. starting now, each request for data must undergo review by the secret fis foreign intelligence surveillance court. request for information from private exeants companies with o review. advocate for the public's right to prieives on the secret fisa court. the president said
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Jan 17, 2014 8:00pm PST
the data we collect. >> caving in to critics of the usa, president obama tried to rein in the agency, but will the changes protect your privacy? or is it all for show. >>> the coverage of the benghazi at the same time, the coverage of the irs pale in significance. >> the main stream media correspondents to pound chris christie over bridge gate, while giving president obama a pass on bengha benghazi. howard kirk will be here with analysis. >> it's best to get them and get it over with. once you have it, you don't get it. why don't you just catch it and get it over with. >> and the "duck dynasty" is still on the air. >> get it now, get it later. get it now. >>> caution, you're about to enter the all gray zone, the factor begins as soon as i finish this sentence. hi, i'm your merry munchkin in for bill o'reilly. president obama has announced changes to the nsa and i hope they're all for show. call me a fan of better safe than sorry, but as long as there's evidence that the cia could have prevented 911. if you disagree with me, it doesn't mean i'm against the constitution. when our own i
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